today's AMAZING TV AD : honda's "cog" 2 minute tv spot

for more on this, go to this post :; april 14 post.
the inspiration is mount pinatubo when some years ago, all of a sudden, after decades of being dormant, it decided to erupt, spewing debris and ash several kilometers high, blowing ashes to float everywhere, far and wide, turning the skies gloomy gray as far away as metro manila, hundreds of kilometers away, covering metro manila streets and rooftops with thick ash. the pinatubo eruption was so powerful that its ashes changed the color of sunsets not only in the philippines but also worldwide.

that's what happens when clients and advertising agencies decide to run ads not worthy to be called advertising. its dark, its huge and very irritating and unfortunately, everywhere!

all they are doing is wawam! what a waste of advertising money!

here is a first row view of Philippine Advertising and Philippine Marketing.

mount pinatubo erupts shooting ashes several kilometers high, then floating to blanket many other towns hundreds of kilometers away

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Saturday, August 16, 2008

the uglification of our city, our homes

i was taking pictures of signages of banks and restaurants, i could not get a clear and clean shot of many of the signages. then i realize what is happening --- the city has been uglified by telephone, internet, cable tv and power companies with their wires recklessly hanging everywhere and anywhere.

the wires are so many, maybe 200 to 300 wires in some cases that they almost form a black blanket over the shot i was taking. the sad part of that is i bet most of those wires are no longer live. why spend the money to remove them?

here are some of the pictures. look around you and you will see how much they have uglified our neighborhood and homes.

aren't there laws to prevent these things?

* the word "ugligication" and "uglified" have been used in WAWAM! previously

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